mobile

When something is mobile it can move or be moved easily. If you walk to the end of the block talking on your cell phone, you are a mobile being using a mobile device.

A mobile is something you hang over a crib to entertain the baby, or a scale model of the universe. In 1940, the word mobile was first used to refer to a house that could be easily moved — a mobile home. If someone says to you jokingly that they "are not mobile," it means that their car is not working. It will be hard for them to be upwardly mobile, or to improve their social status, if they don't get mobile and get to work soon!

Definitions of mobile
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adj moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

“a mobile missile system”
“the tongue is...the most mobile articulator”
Synonyms:
airborne
moved or conveyed by or through air
ambulant, ambulatory
able to walk about
floating
inclined to move or be moved about
maneuverable, manoeuvrable
capable of maneuvering or changing position
mechanised, mechanized, motorized
using vehicles
motile
(of spores or microorganisms) capable of movement
movable, moveable, transferable, transferrable, transportable
capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
perambulating
strolling or walking around
racy
designed or suitable for competing in a race
raisable, raiseable
capable of being raised
rangy
adapted to wandering or roaming
rotatable
capable of being rotated
seaborne
conveyed by sea
transplantable
capable of being transplanted
versatile
able to move freely in all directions
waterborne
transported by water
moving
in motion
Antonyms:
immobile
not capable of movement or of being moved
immovable, immoveable, stabile, unmovable
not able or intended to be moved
immotile, nonmotile
(of spores or microorganisms) not capable of movement
stiff
not moving or operating freely
nonmoving, unmoving
not in motion
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adj capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another

“a highly mobile face”
Synonyms:
changeable, changeful
such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change

adj affording change (especially in social status)

“upwardly mobile
Synonyms:
fluid
changeable, changeful
such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change

adj migratory

“a restless mobile society”
Synonyms:
nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering
unsettled
not settled or established

adj having transportation available

Synonyms:
moving
in motion

n sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents

Antonyms:
stabile
a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
Type of:
sculpture
a three-dimensional work of plastic art

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